Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5 Door: Off-road SUV finally seen, increased pressure on Mahindra Thar

At last, the five-door Jimny from Maruti Suzuki has been spotted. Jimny has been seen for the first time during testing in India. Indian customers are waiting for the upcoming Jimny for a long time. At the same time, as soon as we got the first glimpse of Maruti Jimny, its pictures started going viral on social media. According to reports, Maruti Suzuki may unveil the 5-door Jimny at next year’s Auto Expo. The Indian variant of the Jimny can be offered with the K15C 1.5L DualJet engine. With all the modern features, Maruti Jimny will compete with SUVs like Mahindra Thar and Force Gurkha.

Jimny 5 Door: Possible Features

The interiors of the upcoming Jimny 5 Door hardly see any major changes. However, in the second row of the Indian variant, customers can get the benefit of more space. On the other hand, the upholstery can get a new texture inside the upcoming SUV. A larger 9-inch touchscreen can be used in the Indian variant of the 5-door Jimny instead of the 7-inch found abroad. In India, this car will come with a right hand drive unit.

Jimny 5 Door: Expected Specifications

Talking about the engine of Jimny 5 door, Maruti Suzuki can power the K15C 1.5L DualJet engine in its off-road SUV. The K15B engine is used in the 3 door Jimny sold in the overseas market. On the other hand, 5 speed manual or 6 speed automatic can be found for the gearbox. Both the transmission options can be paired with a manually operated transfer case for four-wheel drive like the Mahindra Thar.

Jimny 5 Door: Will enter India soon

A few months back, the 3-door Jimny was also spotted in Europe. Now with the introduction of the 5-door Jimny in the country, the chances of it entering the Indian market have increased. Let us tell you that the 3-door Jimny is already in production in India for export to foreign countries. Maruti Suzuki may offer the upcoming Jimny 5 door possibly in the facelift version as well.

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